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We’ll Help You Succeed

At CompTIA Tech Career Academy, our goal is to help you land—and succeed in—an IT job. We train students with little-to-no information technology experience and give you the technical and soft skills to launch your career. Although we cannot guarantee placement to our graduates, we will help you connect to the right employers when your training is done. Online learning is available in all classes. Our IT-Ready Technical Support program is accepting students now.

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Our Alumni Say It Best

“The CompTIA Tech staff believed in me. Employers before had told me ‘no’, but here everyone says ‘yes’, you can do this.”
- Susie Douang
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A Proven Path to Your Success








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Students gather the confidence and skills

to go after their dream careers with our training.

So can you.

IT Student News & Advice

IT-Ready Students Ready for Career Fair
April 6, 2020

How Companies Find their Next Star Tech Employees

Employers like SecureConnect, U-Haul and HealthPartners are finding bright new hires to work their IT help desks through CompTIA Tech Career Academy. More certified and trained graduates are available every month. Learn how to connect to a recent CompTIA Tech graduate or alumnus.
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Jennifer Burks
March 30, 2020

Career Switch from Beautician to IT Professional

All Jennifer Burks wanted was an app — instead she got a whole new tech career.
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Help Desk 101 Launch Your IT Career
March 23, 2020

How to Get Into IT with a Help Desk Career

Starting work in the IT industry on the help desk develops your hard technical skills and soft professional skills — and positions you for future career advancement in both responsibility and salary.
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Charles Eaton on Technologist Talk Podcast
March 18, 2020

How Does CompTIA Tech Address Tomorrow’s Tech Talent Shortage, Today?

In a recent Technologist Talk episode, CEO, award-winning author and podcaster Charles Eaton explains how the new CompTIA Tech Career Academy will grow tomorrow’s tech workforce by helping adults land IT jobs today.
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We’re Mission Driven

As a non-profit, we train and certify workers for success in IT jobs to address an industry shortage of skilled IT professionals, a shortage noted by the National Science Foundation. Our sole motivation is to help students land and succeed in IT jobs and grow the tech workforce. Our staff, instructors, classroom and curriculum are focused on you.

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Programs Available in Chicago & the Twin Cities

To start your training, we have online programs in Chicago and the Twin Cities with connections to more than 100 potential employers. More options will be coming soon.

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